Clarinet (Working with Composers and Performing their Works)
Recognized for his “rich, luscious tone quality” (The Clarinet), Rob Patterson most recently served as acting principal clarinet with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Prior to his appointment to the BSO, he served as principal clarinet with the Charlottesville Symphony and on the University of Virginia faculty. He has also served as principal clarinet for the Lyrique-en-mer festival in France and in his most recent appearance there appeared as the soloist with Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto.A passionate educator, Mr. Patterson has given masterclasses and presentations at such institutions as The Juilliard School, Teatro del Lago (Chile), Taipei Municipal University of Education, James Madison University, Virginia Tech and Virginia Commonwealth University. He has also served on the faculties of the Yellow Barn Music Festival Young Artists Program, the Sewanee Music Festival and at the Garth Newel Music Center. Mr. Patterson is a proud Buffet-Crampon artist.